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Driven to Distraction: Making a Foreign Car Accident Injury Claim

February 15, 2017

New contribution regarding foreign car accident injury claims –  Many of us love to take our cars with us on trips abroad, or hire one at our destination. But how many of us even know the rules of the foreign roads we’re driving on? Or how to make a car accident injury claim in the […]

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Winter Holidays – Planning for Personal Injury Claims Abroad

January 20, 2014

In January many of us start to really think about planning a trip abroad – about 900,000 people in the UK love to ski and may have already planned their special ski holiday. It has to be acknowledged that all types of ski holidays will be expensive no matter where you go so it is […]

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Common causes of scaffolding injuries

July 10, 2013

The common causes of scaffolding injuries are carelessness and negligence by employers and sometimes by employees. That sounds rather harsh and blunt, but employers are well aware of their responsibilities under the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and the regulations that followed in the wake of that Act. One piece of legislation in […]

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Safety When Vacationing

May 13, 2013

Your family vacation is the ideal opportunity to relax while reconnecting with your loved ones. Sometimes, in the rush of preparing for your vacation, it’s easy to forget that some simple safety tips and preparation can reduce your headaches, keep you safer on your trip, and reduce your chances of going through a personal injury […]

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Sandy’s aftermath – Can all damages be rightly claimed?

January 4, 2013
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The fierce Hurricane Sandy has left thousands of people in heavily damaged homes, without power, heat or hot water. Many of Sandy’s victims are still suffering, and living conditions are harsh for tens of thousands of people who have still been unable to return to their homes. Hurricane Sandy destroyed the east coast and left […]

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How the Jones Act Protects Maritime Employees

November 10, 2012

The Jones Act (46 U.S.C. § 30104) is a United States federal law that was passed in 1920 to govern lawsuits related to personal injury and wrongful death claims against maritime employers. The legislation grants crew members and officers of a maritime vessel the right to sue an employer for negligence resulting in wrongful death […]

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Carnival Cruise Lines Sued over Shipwreck in Italy

October 7, 2012

Passengers of the Costa Concordia and businesses affected when the Carnival cruise ship ran aground have sued the Miami-based Carnival Corporation, seeking millions of dollars in damages. Plaintiffs Believe Carnival is Responsible Investigators believe that the Costa Concordia struck a reef while passing Giglio Island, an island off of Italy’s Tuscan coast. The island is […]

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Boy Injured in 2006 Baseball Game Receives $14.5 Million in Settlement

September 28, 2012

On Wednesday, August 22, Steven Domalewski was awarded $14.5 million in a settlement with Hillerich and Bradsby, Little League Baseball, Inc. and Sports Authority. The settlement followed a 2006 incident in which Domalewski, who was 12 years old at the time, suffered severe brain damage after being struck by a line drive hit in a baseball game. […]

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Strava Website Sued for Negligence Which Contributed to Cyclist’s Death

September 20, 2012

William “Kim” Flint, an avid cyclist, was killed while trying to break a speed record that was posted on a cycling website. Flint Intended to Defend His Record Flint, 40, was an active user of Strava, an interactive network for cyclists. Users can post routes on the website and attempt to top other users’ speeds […]

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Chevron Flooded with Injury Claims as Refinery Leaks Continue

August 30, 2012

Three law firms in Richmond, Calif., have announced class action lawsuits against Chevron Corporation for gross negligence and mishandling of the August 6 refinery fire that sends thousands to the hospital and continues to leak crude oil. With a single firm, more than 3,000 plaintiffs are suing for what they consider to be a preventable […]

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